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Home Appliances Could Text You In The Future

07/24/2014, A computer science professor thinks that the pace of interaction between consumers and their appliances will increase at a rapid pace in the future, and this might see your fridges informing you remotely whenever you start to run low on essential items,...

Texting Could Improve Spelling And Grammar In Children

06/16/2014, I am quite sure that those of us who use the Queen’s English would have shaked our heads and clucked our tongues at how the English language has seemingly deteriorated over the years, decimated by short forms as well as a mixture of numerals and letters...

‘Airwriting’ Glove Converts Arm Gestures Into Text Messages

03/01/2013, It’s a good week for people with arms as earlier this week, Thalmic Labs introduced its MYO Armband which allows the user to control their computer simply by gesturing. And in addition to that impressive piece of tech, Germany’s Karlsruhe...

Facebook Messenger Stand-Alone Chat App

08/09/2011, Facebook Messenger: Facebook has just (paper) launched its Facebook Messenger App, which effectively focuses on the text communication aspect of Facebook

Fingual turns sign language into text

04/05/2011, Boffins over at the Osaka and Shinshu Universities in Japan have managed to squeeze their brains to come up with the special sensor-equipped glove which allows one to enter text on a computer, simply by making gestures or shapes using your hands or...

BabbleOn brings voice messages to Facebook

03/29/2011, If text isn’t expressive enough for you and you’re too camera shy to record video messages to post on Facebook, BabbleOn might be what you need. BabbleOn Technologies has just launched a new app that allows users to record and post voice...

SuperTooth HD helps you stay focused on the road while driving

03/23/2011, One of the most dangerous things anyone can do while driving is use the phone at the same time. Well the folks over at SuperTooth have come up with a solution to the problem. Called the SuperTooth HD, this gadget helps you keep your eyes focused on the...

AmberWatch SafeText keeps you informed of your children’s texts

02/16/2011, Protext Mobility has just announced the launch of their new app for Android devices called SafeText. The aim of the app? To enable and empower parents with an “easy to use, robust set of tools and features designed to help and protect and manage...

Pentel Airpen Mini will work with Android

01/31/2011, Pentel’s Airpen Mini, a multi-purpose pen that that automatically transfers what you write on paper to a computer will work with Android devices in the near future. All you have to do is activate the pen, start writing on a piece of paper, and all...

Turn your iPod touch into an iPhone with the Apple Peel 520

01/26/2011, Yoison has just unveiled their next generation Apple Peel and it now supports the latest iPod Touch as well as the third generation model. In case you didn’t know, the Apple Peel is a special case that when fitted with a SIM card and attached to...

Send a text to open a door

01/24/2011, Are you the kind of person who is always leaving keys at home or at the office and constantly find yourself stuck out of the house? Well don’t worry, because traditional keys will soon be a thing of the past. Someone managed to build an unlocking...

Text adventure games to debut on e-readers

10/08/2010, We’re pretty sure that a fair number of you out there have checked out text-based adventure games in the past when IRC was all the rage in communicating with your friends, and webcams were far from what they were today. Well, fast forward a decade...